San Diego, CA (PRWEB) January 30, 2014
Erwin J. Shustak has overseen hundreds of arbitrations and mediations in the more than 37 years he has practiced securities, finance and complex business litigation law. His experience includes representation for private and public companies, as well as government agencies, including the FDIC. He primarily handles cases involving securities and finance disputes and securities fraud; real estate transactions and disputes; breach of contract, unfair competition, employment disputes, and intellectual property disputes. Mr. Shustak and his firm have offices in San Diego, San Francisco and New York and his broad range of experience has been national in scope. He has recently brought this extensive experience to Mediation.com.
Mr. Shustak is unique in San Diego, where his firm has its principal office. He is one of the few, highly experienced attorneys who has decades of experience representing financial institutions; broker-dealers and investment adivisory firms; hedge and private equity funds; registered representatives and individual investors. Shustak has been an arbitrator for FINRA and the National Futures Association for many years. “I have seen securities and financial disputes literally from all sides which has given me a significant insight into resolving complex financial and securities disputes”, he added.
Mr. Shustak began his career working at the firm of Kaye, Scholer, Fierman, Hays & Handler in NYC and is now the managing partner of Shustak and Partners, P.C. He understands the occasional need for litigation, but also understands how beneficial it can be to resolve an issue through alternative dispute resolution even before it goes to court. He has handled over 1,000 cases in his career and has mediated, and successfully resolved many of those cases.
In addition to Mr. Shustak’s AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell, he was honored as one of San Diego's "Super Lawyers"® of 2009 (business litigation); 2008 (business litigation) and in 2007 (securities litigation) by Southern California's "Super Lawyers"® magazine; selected as one of the "Top Lawyers in San Diego" and "One of the Top Lawyers and Law Firms You Need to Know" in the March, 2013 edition of San Diego Magazine and featured on the cover of the 2012 edition of "Top Rated Lawyers in New York" published by The National Law Journal and The American Lawyer. American Lawyer Media and Martindale Hubbell also named Erwin a "2013 Top Rated Lawyer in Securities Law". Erwin was honored as a “Top Rated Lawyer of 2013” in the field of Commercial Litigation by Corporate Counsel and The American Lawyer magazines, published by American Legal Media. The American Society of Legal Advocates selected Erwin as “One of the Top Litigation Attorneys in California for 2014”, which was the culmination of a multi-stage process in which tens of thousands of lawyers were reviewed, researched and only 100 selected for that honor. He was selected by the Editors of The San Diego Daily Transcript as one of the Transcript's "Top Ten Attorneys in 2005", was nominated by that same publication as one of the "Top Influentials in 2010" and selected by the Transcript as one of the "Top Influentials in 2012". The American Society of Legal Advocates selected Mr. Shustak as one of the “Top Litigation Attorneys in California for 2014.” He is licensed to practice law in California, New York and New Jersey. The combination of his legal experience and scholarship has led to him being quoted on publications like The New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Money Magazine, as well as being interviewed on CBS, NBC, CNBC and various cable channels.